1 July 2004 In vivo T-scan-based polarization-sensitive OCT of the optic nerve
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We have constructed a compact set-up based on incoherent detection in two optical channels to provide real time polarisation sensitive OCT imaging. The system can display either a pair of two polarisation sensitive OCT images, corresponding to linear orthogonal polarisation directions or a pair of images, a polarisation insensitive (pure reflectivity) image and a birefringence retardation map. The images are collected by fast en-face scanning (T-scan) followed by slower scanning along a rectangular transverse direction and depth scanning. B-scan and C-scan images from in-vivo retina and optic nerve are presented.
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Adrian Gh. Podoleanu, Radu G. Cucu, Richard B. Rosen, "In vivo T-scan-based polarization-sensitive OCT of the optic nerve", Proc. SPIE 5316, Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII, (1 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531367; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.531367
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